Maryland Archeology Month

April 2017

At The Water's Edge:

Our Past on the Brink


Maryland Archeology Month is a celebration of our shared archeological heritage - created by Maryland's diverse inhabitants over the last 12,000 years. Protecting this irreplaceable archeological heritage provides opportunities to discover and learn from the past. We invite you to "Get Involved!" in Maryland's past by attending as many events as you can.


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April 11


Children’s Program: Time Traveling Kids Story Time: “Archaeologists Dig for Clues”

This FREE program for Pre-K kids features stories that transport participants into the past! In addition to reading a story, participants will join in on activities related to the story’s setting.  April is Maryland Archaeology month so come discover all about the jobs archaeologists do through this month’s story! 
Ages: 2-5 years old.

Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 10515 Mackall Road, Saint Leonard, MD 20685     

10:00 am

Contact Person:  Julie Hall phone:  410-586-8504     email:  julie.hall@maryland.gov

Fee  FREE                 Website:  www.jefpat.org :      Calvert County

 

Field Work:  Spring Break: Archaeology Field Session at Skipworth’s Addition

Three days of excavations at a 17th century Quaker site, Skipworth’s Addition. Open to the general public. Spaces are limited and must be reserved

Skipworth’s Addition-4558 Bayfields Rd., Harwood, MD 20776

9:00 am-3:00 pm daily

Contact Person: Amelia Chisholm phone: 410-222-7965     email:  pzchis48@aacounty.org

Fee  FREE                 Website: www.losttownsproject.org:     Anne Arundel

April 4, 11, 18, 25

Lab Work: Public Archaeology Lab

On-going Public Archaeology Lab for processing artifacts recovered from various archaeology initiatives in Charles County -  including processing artifacts recovered recently from Stagg Hall and Rich Hill as well as those recovered in the 1970's around the Courthouse.  Esther Read is the archaeologist in charge. Open to the general public.   No experience is required.  

Sponsor:  Charles County Archaeological Society of Maryland, Inc. and Charles County Government Burch House, Warehouse Landing Road, Historic Port Tobacco Village, MD 20677

11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Contact Person:  Carol Cowherd email:  ccasm2010@gmail.com Charles County

 

 

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